Social Security (Up-rating of Benefits) Bill — Clause 1 — Up-rating of state pension and certain other benefits following review in tax year 2021-22 — 15 Nov 2021 at 18:30

“There are a number of ways you can try to strip out these base effects, but no single method everyone would agree on. We have tried a couple of simple approaches…Neither approach is perfect…Our calculations of an underlying rate are there to help users understand base and compositional effects, but…there remains a lot of uncertainty about how best to control for these effects.”
“the 3.1% figure would still protect against rises in the cost of living.”-[Official Report, House of Lords, 2 November 2021; Vol. 815, c. 1140.]
“will ensure that pensioners’ spending power is preserved and that they are protected from the higher cost of living”.-[Official Report, 20 September 2021; Vol. 701, c. 86.]
“could hit the highest rate seen in the UK for three decades”,

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Party Summary

Votes by party, red entries are votes against the majority for that party.

What is Tell? '+1 tell' means that in addition one member of that party was a teller for that division lobby.

What are Boths? An MP can vote both aye and no in the same division. The boths page explains this.

What is Turnout? This is measured against the total membership of the party at the time of the vote.

PartyMajority (Aye)Minority (No)BothTurnout
Alliance0 10100.0%
Con296 (+2 tell) 1182.4%
DUP0 3037.5%
Green0 10100.0%
Independent1 10100.0%
Lab0 169 (+2 tell)084.7%
LDem0 10090.9%
PC0 2066.7%
SDLP0 1050.0%
SNP0 34070.8%
Total:297 223181.8%

Rebel Voters - sorted by party

MPs for which their vote in this division differed from the majority vote of their party. You can see all votes in this division, or every eligible MP who could have voted in this division

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NameConstituencyPartyVote
Esther McVeyTattonCon (front bench)no
Derek ThomasSt IvesCon (front bench)both

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